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Businesses continually operate between all four nations of the United Kingdom and an effective strategic transport network is critical to that.

BCC says £7bn for local transport a welcome boost

This investment will be a welcome boost toward levelling up and will also be vital in achieving our net zero targets by funding more efficient, reliable and greener public transport.

BCC says new flexible rail fares must be the beginning of change and not the end

Introduction of new flexible season ticket rail fares must be the start of a change that leads to better value for people wherever the live, whenever they travel and wherever they go.

BCC says long overdue plans for rail reform a step in the right direction

BCC believes plans for rail reform can give industry the confidence to invest for the future and ensure that the needs of the passenger come first.  

BCC responds to proposed planning reforms

BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton responds to the publication of the government’s Planning for the Future white paper and associated consultation.

BCC responds to the Chancellor’s Summer Statement

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall comments on the Chancellor's Summer Statement, announced today.

BCC responds to the government’s £3 billion of green investment

BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker comments on the government’s £3 billion package of green investment to decarbonise public buildings and cut emissions.

BCC welcomes the Government's £1 billion Shared Rural Network

Welcoming the Government’s announcement today of a £1 billion agreement to take 4G coverage to 95 per cent of the UK landmass by the end of 2025, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:

BCC comments on Heathrow Judicial Review verdict

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall comments on the judicial review of the Airports National Policy Statement.

BCC comments on regional inequalities report

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the final report of the UK 2070 Commission on regional inequalities led by Lord Kerslake.